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Chitowntiger7
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Sep 13, 8:55am - #273822 
My RPMs are jumping!...HELP!

when i accelerate and i hit 3000 rpm, my rpms juss shoot up rapidly to 4000-5000..it almost seems like i'm juss reving it when i'm on neutral..someone told me it could be the vaccuum hose and my check engine light went on..iono wat to do..help!!

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Stephen
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Sep 13, 9:07am - #273823 
are you pushing on the gas when your revs jump grin

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Sep 13, 9:09am - #273824 
rofl rofl that was lame stephen rofl

wait i dont understand? ur hittin the gas and ur RPMS are goin up fast from 3000-4500? isnt that normal? rofl

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Sep 13, 9:11am - #273825 
as smrat as some of us are here at ECelica...if I were you, I'd pick up some c00kies at the store and head on down to your local Toyota Service dept. or other trusted garage. they can check your CEL code(s) and see what the problem is. good lck grin

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Sep 13, 9:13am - #273826 
sounds like a clutch problem


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Sep 13, 9:14am - #273827 
*edit* the c00kies are obviously for the service techincians, although nobody is stopping you from snacking a little on the way over. nobody believes me when I say this, but godamn, if someone brought their car to MY shop and had c00kies with them, I'd sure as hell try to fix their car, instead of "pretending" to care, like I do with 110% of the things I have to deal with in life.

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Sep 13, 10:27am - #273828 
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
sounds like a clutch problem
Yeah, your clutch is shot, and you need to replace it ASAP.

Keep it below 3k RPMs for the time being though.


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Sep 13, 1:05pm - #273830 
clutch is slippin, new clutch

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Sep 13, 1:33pm - #273831 
check tranny fluid..

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Sep 13, 1:35pm - #273832 
i had same problem i had to get a new clutch,
you can drive in 50 and but it in 6 gear and floor it if it slipps its the clutch and if it slipps when you floor it in uphills its the clutch

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Sep 13, 4:34pm - #273833 
Dead clutch.

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Sep 13, 4:55pm - #273834 
yup same thing whar everyone else said.. Clutch is going out!

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Sep 13, 6:15pm - #273835 
Originally Posted by Chitowntiger7
when i accelerate and i hit 3000 rpm, my rpms juss shoot up rapidly to 4000-5000..it almost seems like i'm juss reving it when i'm on neutral..someone told me it could be the vaccuum hose and my check engine light went on..iono wat to do..help!!


MAN OR AUTO confused


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Sep 13, 7:01pm - #273836 
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
sounds like a clutch problem


i think the same

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Sep 15, 7:44am - #273837 
damn that suxs..does anyone know where to buy a decent clutch for a good price??

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Sep 15, 9:46am - #273838 
Usually the clutch is expensive so either way your going to pay a bit amount of money

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Sep 15, 9:57am - #273839 
Clutches are only a couple hundred dollars. Labor for installing it is often 4 times that, especially if you get it done at a dealership.

I would look around, cause I got mine done by my gf's dad for $300, and that was including the $250 clutch.


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Sep 15, 11:16am - #273840 
the best price you can get for the clutch and its labor is 300-450. i know ppl that do it. an ok price would be around 700, and a ripoff would be near 1000
just goto local shops and ask everyone of them how much theyd charge for the part and install. if its 400 then jump on the opportunity

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Sep 15, 12:04pm - #273841 
shit this is happening to me right now, fuckkkkk i need a new clutch but i need money first i mite as well get TRD clutch and fidanza flywheel thumbsup

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Sep 15, 1:38pm - #273842 
Originally Posted by stefanoc
the best price you can get for the clutch and its labor is 300-450. i know ppl that do it. an ok price would be around 700, and a ripoff would be near 1000
just goto local shops and ask everyone of them how much theyd charge for the part and install. if its 400 then jump on the opportunity


Where exactly in CA are you located bro??

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